Help us reduce the suffering caused by urology disease

Life changing urology treatments

Our urology health is vital to our quality of life, but cancers and diseases of the kidneys, bladder, prostate and male reproductive organs are shattering the lives of millions of men, women and children.

Find out more about our work and how you can support us. We will be happy to get in touch with you.

Find out more about our work and how you can support us. We will be happy to get in touch with you.
Alternatively please feel free to contact Louise de Winter, our Chief Executive, directly: ldewinter@tuf.org.uk

Over 750,000 urology hospital care episodes per year

Since 1995 The Urology Foundation has been dedicated to reducing the suffering caused by urology diseases so that more people can live life to the full. In collaboration with doctors, nurses and researchers we have made great advances in the care and treatment of the nation’s urology health.

From implementing and increasing the use of robotic surgery for prostate, kidney and bladder to discovering a new urine test for the early detection of bladder cancer, we have been getting tougher on urology disease. But there is still so much to be done.

1 in 3
Women are affected by incontinence in their lifetime
2 million
people suffer from kidney disease
50%
of men over 50 suffer from BPH (enlarged prostate)
OVER 75,000
people are diagnosed with urological cancer ever year

Our 3 steps to beat urology disease

Trials

Trials

We are funding clinical and surgical trials to determine the most effective and efficient treatments by proving what works best.

Treatment

Treatment

We support research and innovation projects to find new ways of detecting and treating urology diseases.

Training

Training

We invest in training and developing urology professionals to spread best practice and standards and speed the improvement in patient outcomes.

Mark was diagnosed with bladder cancer at just 39

PLEASE CHANGE

“It felt like my life was on hold, that everything had just come to a standstill. I felt like I couldn’t see light at the end of the tunnel and my emotions became very frail and very fragile. I’d feel sick whenever I saw the hospital’s number was ringing on my phone, it was horrible.”

“A year and a bit after the operation and I have a normal life, which was all I wanted when I was at my worst with bladder cancer.”

Urology disease can devastate a life. Thanks to research and a surgeon trained by The Urology Foundation, Mark’s cancer was successfully removed.

We’ll continue to improve patients’ lives with your help

From multi centre trials of treatment options to improved patient pathways, we are working to deliver urgently needed advances in treatment and care.

We established the EQUIP urology quality improvement program, fund specific research projects and help develop internationally recognised professional training.

With your support we can continue and accelerate this important work for the benefit of all urology patients.

TUF researcher, Emma Mironska.
1 in 2
bladder cancer patients will not survive 10 years
23%
of the UK population are affected by bladder problems
173,000
emergency UTI admissions in a year